Diploma in International Hospitality Management (Mandarin)

Provided by London School of Business & Finance


Awarded by LSBF

Course introduction


The Diploma in International Hospitality Management is developed by London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) as a first-year course towards a progression route for students aiming for a higher qualification in the field of hospitality management. Students have to attend a course of study of not less than 264 guided learning hours and may be selected to undergo on-the-Job Training of 6 months in an established hospitality establishment in Singapore. Failing which, students will prepare and submit a written project within 3 months.

Throughout the course, students are fully supported and their development checked frequently by progress assessments. Student performance and satisfaction is monitored to ensure that the course meets students’ academic and personal development needs; and industry contacts ensure that the programme is relevant and suitable for the demands of a career in hospitality management.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure

The Diploma in International Hospitality Management awarded by LSBF aim to focus on the latest development in the hospitality industry. It will help the students to identify and understand the techniques and theory implied in the hospitality environment. Students are given emphasis on developing professional hotel competencies such as effective communication skills, good customer service skills, leadership, team work and other relevant professionalism topics related to the industry.

A hospitality course is not entirely complete without the On-the-Job-Training (OJT). Therefore our philosophy is to integrate classroom studies with supervised practical work experience directly related to academic and career goals. This programme aims to:

  • To evaluate and understand the importance of the hospitality industry’s nature.
  • To develop the professional skills that is acquired in the hospitality industry.
  • To enable students to make managerial level decision making and problem solving in achieving good customer service.
  • To always keep up to date on the industries technology advancement.
  • To motivate students to continue their higher education in the hospitality industry.
Each module is equivalent to 15 credit points for a total of 120 credit points plus Industrial attachment

Entry Requirements

Local students shall possess one of the following:

  • At least two passes in GCE ‘A’ Level
  • International Baccalaureate (24 points)
  • Local Polytechnic Diploma in any field
International students shall possess one of the following:
  • Completion of year 12 Higher School Qualification or equivalent qualification from respective home countries
  • Completed International Baccalaureate (24 points)
  • Equivalent Local Polytechnic Diploma in any field in respective home countries
Minimum Language Entry Requirement:
  • Students must achieve a Pass in Mandarin Language in Year 11 Higher School qualification or equivalent.
Minimum Age Requirement:
  • 18 years and above
  • Students with non-standard entry requirements (e.g. other PEI qualification, lack of equivalent Year 12 in home country, etc.) will be assessed on a case by case basis subject to approval of the Academic Board.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

Lectures, case studies and exercises, class discussion, role play, Presentations

Full Time:
Duration: 8 Months
Internship program: 6 Months*
Learning hours: 34.5 hrs Each Module ( 11 Sessions of 3 hours Lecture + 1 session of 1.5 hours of exam)
Total learning hours: 133 hours

*In unforeseen circumstances where student fails to obtain an IA, student will undertake a 3 months written project.

Fees & Funding

Local Student: $6000

International Student: $7,500